10 08, 2018

Alex Jones of Red Planet Pictures – you are a star

2018-08-10T12:48:58+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Fundraising|

Alex Jones of Red Planet Pictures you are a star, having climbed Africa’s highest mountain and raised more than £4,000 for Reach the Children UK.   More used to raising funds to finance TV drama as a Managing Director for Red Planet, Alex put out the word to family and friends to sponsor him as [...]

31 07, 2018

Teddy bear therapy or Teddies for Terrified Tots!!!

2018-07-31T09:19:46+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Support|

How do you help a scared child at the health clinic?  You give them a teddy. Going to the Medical Centre can be a frightening time for a small child so how do you help to make it less stressful for them?  You give them a knitted teddy.   A group of knitters from Luton [...]

11 07, 2018

Widowed UK Grandmother helps Ugandan Grandmas

2018-07-11T11:17:28+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Donations, Funding|

Soon to be 94 years young Dorothy Botterell continues to make significant donations to Reach the Children's Grandmas Gardens programme in Luwero Uganda. Dorothy's husband Frank died in 2013 and he was an enthusiastic contributor and supporter of Reach the Children UK. Frank and Dorothy provided much of the funds to acquire the 14 acres [...]

19 06, 2018

M-PESA

2018-06-19T11:50:53+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Food|

Reach the Children Kenya adopts a world beating phone payment system, M-PESA, to let customers pay for the premium maize flour freshly ground at its new posho mill in Kakamega, Western Kenya. M-PESA is the world’s first mobile money system and is a wholly Kenyan invention. M-PESA is used by 17 m Kenyans, about [...]

27 03, 2018

Luwero Borehole

2018-03-27T11:22:31+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Water Collection|

This has been a substantial investment from Reach the Children UK and America, providing basic water and power infrastructure for the 15 acre Luwero Centre which is owned and managed by Reach the Children Uganda. Their Board of Trustees includes two of Uganda's successful female entrepreneurs. The borehole is completed and the liner is [...]

13 03, 2018

Alex reaches the summit!

2018-03-13T14:01:38+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Celebration, Fundraising|

Alex Jones, fundraising for Reach the Children UK, has made it to Uhuru Peak at the top of Kilimanjaro.  Well done Alex.  You can still sponsor him as a reward for his achievement by going to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/alexjonesclimbskilimanjaro “At lunchtime yesterday we reached Barafu Camp (4673m) which was the final camp before our summit attempt. We grabbed a [...]